Russell Wilson cooks up NFC offensive player of the month

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There were questions heading into the 2020 season about whether the Seahawks would let quarterback Russell Wilson cook more often than in past seasons and the answer has been a resounding yes.

Wilson has carried the Seahawks to a 3-0 start by posting some of the best numbers of his career. He has completed 79-of-103 passes for 925 yards, 14 touchdowns and one interception during Seattle’s season-opening winning streak. He has turned in back-to-back five touchdown performances in wins over the Patriots and Cowboys.

The NFL named Wilson the NFC’s offensive player of the month for September as a result of those performances.

It is the first time that Wilson has taken home the monthly honor and the start to the season has plenty of people thinking this could also be the year that Wilson gets his first MVP votes since entering the NFL.

14 responses to “Russell Wilson cooks up NFC offensive player of the month

  1. bearssuck says:
    October 1, 2020 at 9:23 am
    Rodgers is better.
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    Rodgers is a good qb. I think Russell Wilson is currently the better qb. I think what separates them is Wilson’s ability to extend plays and make plays on his own. Rodgers can do that a little bit here and there, but not like wilson. Look at last season. They both played the niners twice. The packers took a whoopin twice and rodgers couldn’t make things happen with all the pressure from the niner defense. Wilson won 1 match up and literally came up like 2 inches short of winning the 2nd game. Wilson was able to escape pressure and make plays happen on his own and carry that team. Rodgers couldnt do that.

  2. Good for Russell Wilson, that will keep the spotlight off of Aaron Rodgers and provide further motivation. I don’t know if I’m happier that the Packers are 3-0 or the Vikings are 0-3, a bit of a toss up.

  3. 4theWin says:
    October 1, 2020 at 9:49 am
    This is a no brainer. He is the team.
    Take him away and they are 0-3
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    Not just 0-3. Without Russ…they would be spectacularly 0-3.

  4. I would agree that at this point in their respective careers, when their O line is overmatched against an opponent like San Fran last year, Wilson has the edge over Rodgers. In a game like GB against NO last week, where Rodgers is able to makes his reads pre-snap and find the open guy, I think Rodgers is better suited. They did play in the playoffs last year & Rodgers team won, for whatever that is worth. Rodgers has a better o line, Wilson has better receivers. As far as pure passers, I think Mahomes, Wilson & Rodgers are a step above Jackson, Prescott, Allen, Murray, Big Ben. Overall league talent at QB combined with rule changes & de emphasizing holding producing best QB play ever

  5. onlywinnersgetwings says:
    October 1, 2020 at 10:57 am
    4theWin says:
    October 1, 2020 at 9:49 am
    This is a no brainer. He is the team.
    Take him away and they are 0-3
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    Not just 0-3. Without Russ…they would be spectacularly 0-3.

    Without Russ, they’d have to realign the team to be in the NFC East. And even then, they’d probably still be the worst team in the division.

  6. packfaninmn says:
    October 1, 2020 at 11:45 am
    I would agree that at this point in their respective careers, when their O line is overmatched against an opponent like San Fran last year, Wilson has the edge over Rodgers. In a game like GB against NO last week, where Rodgers is able to makes his reads pre-snap and find the open guy, I think Rodgers is better suited. They did play in the playoffs last year & Rodgers team won, for whatever that is worth. Rodgers has a better o line, Wilson has better receivers. As far as pure passers, I think Mahomes, Wilson & Rodgers are a step above Jackson,

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    A step above Jackson? Did you watch Sunday night’s game? Compared to Mahomes Jackson looked like High School QB

  7. bearssuck says:
    October 1, 2020 at 9:23 am
    Rodgers is better.
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    Yes. Thank you.

  8. A special guy who had a special 3 games. Of course, if his fine cuisine managed to work its way to the Super Bowl, the Gulls would be utterly devoured by, say, the Chiefs… but I think Russ is gonna have a special regular season. I like the new haircut, too.

  9. Sometimes players do exceptionally well because of who they are matched up against on any given week. The Seahawks have played against some very tough competition to begin the season and played at an elite level. Hopefully, they don’t back off when the teams they next meet will not likely make the playoffs. Time will tell. Leadership by Russell & Wagner will be needed to ensure slacking off doesn’t happen. Go Hawks.

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